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B-25 MITCHELL/45-8884

B-25 Mitchell 45-8884

       

Serial #: 45-8884
Construction #:
  108-47735
Civil Registration:
  N3156G
  C-GCWJ
  N5833B
  Model(s):
  B-25J Mitchell
  TB-25J Mitchell
Name: Lady Luck
Status: Airworthy
Last info: 2013

History:
Delivered to U.S. Army Air Force as 45-8884, 19??
Jack Lysdale/Aviation Rental Service, St. Paul, MN, October 1958-1967.
- Registered as N3156G.
- Acquired as surplus for $1,960, Norton AFB, CA.
Johan M. Larsen, Minneapolis, MN, October 1967-1978.
- Operated by the Minnesota Aircraft Museum, Minneapolis, MN, 1972.
Jerry C. Janes, Vancouver, BC, May 1978-1979.
Jerry C. Janes/Custom Welding & Fabricating Inc, Mooringsport, LA, October 1979-1980.
Canadian Warplane Heritage, Sidney, BC, June 1980-1985.
- Registered as C-GCWJ.
- Operated by Jerry C. Janes.
- Flew as 458884/Death Watch (later RCAF/5262/HQ-262/City of Edmonton).
- Flew in movie Endless Sea, Tahiti, 1982.
Mark Clark/Courtesy Aircraft, Rockford, IL, August 1985.
- Registered as N5833B.
Randal Porter/David Brady/Air Acres Air Museum, Cartersville, GA, August 26, 1985-1993.
- Flew as 458884/Georgia Girl.
Chris & Patrick Harker/C&P Aviation Services, Anoka, MN, August 1983-2004.
- Restored to military standard, Chino, CA, September 2004-2007.
- Delivered to Minnisota on May 15, 2007.
- Flew as 458884/Lady Luck.
Lady Luck LLC, Blaine, MN, November 2004-2013.
- Flown as 458884/Lady Luck.

Source(s):
Chapman, John & Goodall, Geoff, Edited by Paul Coggan - Warbirds Directory,Warbirds Worldwide Ltd., Mansfield, England, 1989.
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-4th Edition, 2003.
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-6th Edition, 2013.
Federal Aviation Administration2002.
Photo Source(s):
Pat Carry.
Dan Johnson.
Caz Caswell.
William T. Larkins

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